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LEED Documentation Tips—From LEED Reviewers

GBCI: 0920009122

LEED reviewers want to certify your project! Learn how to make it easy for them.
Eligible for .5 CE HOURS.
  • .5 CE

  • LEED AP Homes
  • LEED Green Associate

Rating system: v4, v2009

Published on: June 09, 2016

Average: 3.9 (102 votes)


In this course you’ll hear a LEED reviewer respond to some of the most frequently asked questions, including:

  • How does the LEED review process work behind the scenes and who are the reviewers?
  • When is it appropriate to contact GBCI and what should I expect in response?
  • What are some tips for submitting high-quality documentation and what mistakes should I avoid?
  • WWhat resources will help me ensure that the project complies with the latest LEED requirements?

This course also covers “generalist” LEED credit tips and covers the most common mistakes seen on project information forms, Location, Sites, Process, Water, Innovation, and other topics, some of which span multiple credits and credit categories. Some tips are specific to LEED BD&C, but most are relevant for all LEED rating systems.

For LEED energy and ventilation related tips, check out the course EQ and Energy LEED Documentation Tips — From LEED Reviewers.

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  1. Know when and how to contact GBCI to receive clarification on LEED documentation and discuss technical issues.
  2. Avoid consistency problems with key data points on your LEED documentation.
  3. Perform a basic quality control check of your LEED documentation prior to submittal.
  4. Submit high-quality documentation of key LEED sites, water, location, and materials credits.
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Brattleboro, VT
United States


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